Notebooks of a Naked Youth

Notebooks of a Naked Youth

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Highly personal and uncompromising, Notebooks of a Naked Youth is narrated by one William Loveday, an acned youth, possessed of piercing intelligence, acute self-loathing and great personal charm. Over the course of the novel, he leads us through a series of encounters and adventures from industrial North Kent to the sleazy sex clubs of Hamburg's Reeperbahn. A powerful sequel to Childish's first novel My Faultshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 130 x 190 x 20mm | 199.58g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0753510170
  • 9780753510179
  • 1,518,393

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RAW, UNMEDITATED, BRUISINGLY SHOCKING.' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'A cult-rock icon' John Peel 'A self-made intellectual of a particularly English stripe, Mr Childish has sworn loyalty to populist art at its rawest' New York Times 'Masterful stuff. He is the James Joyce of our time' Bevis Hilliershow more

About Billy Childish

Billy Childish is a poet, painter and garage-rock icon. He has published thirty collections of poetry, recorded over 100 full-length albums and produced over a thousand paintings in a twenty-five year period. Childish continues to write and paint in Chatham.show more

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165 ratings
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5 26% (43)
4 38% (62)
3 28% (46)
2 6% (10)
1 2% (4)
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